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Relish Modern Tapas

Eating tapas is part of the tapeo tradition of stimulating the appetite with friends while trysting and drinking an aperitif.

The art of the tapeo, Alicia Rio, a Spanish food writer, tells us, “is like a baroque, sybaritic game, as it pleases the five senses by means of multifarious smells, friendly pats on the back, the sight and beauty of the streets. 237 more words

Around Cincinnati

Hondarribia Regatta - We Won!

It can be difficult sometimes living in the Basque Country to always know what is going on as many, if not most event posters are all in Basque. 287 more words

I Stand Here Eating

Last week I stood on top of Monte Urgull and looked out onto the beaches of the most picturesque town I’ve ever seen – San Sebastián, Basque Country. 1,173 more words

Commentary

San Sebastian

This post is mostly going to be about two things, good food and the ocean, because I think these are the two things which sum up San Seb. 993 more words

Europe

Postcard from Bilbao

Hi there! Guess what? I’m actually in Bilbao right now! Usually it’s “Postcard from somewhere I was weeks ago” because I am a nut about editing photos, and I’m also just really slow at blogging most of the time. 355 more words

Travel

Spanish Inspiration

This week we have been lucky enough to experience and taste the Basque regional cuisine in Northern Spain.  From green tomatoes, ultra fresh giant shrimps (which Eddie helped me prepare and cook) to renowned Pintxos bars in San Sebastián serving the finest tapas style snacking food, we have been well fed with food and inspiration! 23 more words

Colourful

Bar Raval - Little Italy, TO

Bar Raval
Little Italy, Toronto
http://www.thisisbarraval.com/

I am a fan of Bar Raval. I went once before this for a drink and ended up ordering the foie gras pintxos, on the back of that I knew I needed to come back to try more. 372 more words

Toronto